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Educational Psychologist (College)


Cedarwood School is an inclusive, remedial Preparatory School (Grade R – Grade 6) and College (Grade 7 – 12) in the congenial country setting of Glenferness – north of Lonehill – for children who have mild to moderate support needs which prevent them from coping adequately in a mainstream school environment. Cedarwood School is equipped to provide a supportive, non-competitive environment where learners can regain lost confidence and work to the best of their abilities and potential.

The following position is available from 1st January 2023

Educational Psychologist (College)

The successful candidate will:

  • Have a qualification as an Educational Psychologist and must be registered with HPCSA.
  • Have a minimum of two years’ experience working within the context of an LSEN/remedial school environment or in a similar capacity in a mainstream school.
  • Have a thorough understanding of various barriers to learning and support requirements.
  • Possess proven qualities such as empathy, organisational skills, teamwork skills, excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Be able work under pressure
  • Have a good understanding of Response To Intervention strategies and the implementation thereof.
  • Must have experience with the application of accommodations
  • Demonstrates values consistent with the Cedarwood School Core values

The role will include but not be limited to:

  • Contribute to various meetings with Management, College Staff, School Based Support Team (SBST) and Parents
  • Managing the intake, application and admission of prospective learners
  • Coordinate academic, social and emotional support in collaboration with the SBST
  • Involvement with the identification, application, training and coordination of accommodations with SACAI for College learners
  • Coordinate with HOPs in IEP development for learners and support teachers in the implementation of accommodations and adjustments required in the curriculum
  • Planning, participation and presentation of Staff Development on a weekly basis.

Interested persons are requested to submit a letter of application along with a CV, together with the names and contact details of three contactable referees to: Meagan Demartinis In your letter of application please indicate what your salary package expectations would be and your notice period.
*Preference may be given to a diversity candidate

Closing date for applications: Monday 4 July 2022

The school reserves the right not to fill this post. An application does not automatically entitle the applicant to an interview. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted – failure to meet the minimum requirements of the advertised post will result in disqualification from consideration. If you have not been contacted, please consider your application as being unsuccessful.

Cedarwood School, in line with POPIA (Protection of Personal Information Act) will attempt to ensure the confidentiality of all applicants for this role. All reasonable measures will be in place to protect personal information, but it will be used in the recruitment, selection and reporting process. By submitting your application for this position, you are recognizing and accepting this disclaimer.

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Lonehill, Sandton, Gauteng, South Africa
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